Cuba rejected the imposition of unilateral coercive measures and economic sanctions, considering them an obstacle to the full attainment of the Millennium Development Goals and, in particular, the right to food. On speaking at the 42nd session of the FAO conference, Cuba's Minister of Agriculture Ydael Perez stressed the need to ensure the principles of inclusion, diversity and cooperation to successfully face the current challenges. Cuba's permanent representative to international organizations headquartered in Rome, Ambassador Jose Carlos Rodriguez, read the speech sent by the Minister to the online meeting of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Cuba denounces impact of the US blockade on food security
Havana, May 10.- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez emphasized today that the US blockade is responsible for the effects on food security on the island.
Through his Twitter account, the headline mentioned that the report 'WFP Global Update on COVID-19' of the United Nations World Food Program also accuses the northern siege in this regard.
Cuba and EU to discuss unilateral coercive measures
Havana, Mar 25.- The 3rd Cuba-European Dialogue on Coercive Measures will take place virtually today. The meeting will be held by virtue of the Agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation signed between Cuba and the EU in 2016 and provisionally implemented in 2017.
It is the continuation of a meeting between the two parties held in November 2019 in Havana, the Cubaminrex website reported.